(Pdf Read) 262 Marathon Stories


Und the world Each of the 262 chapters covered several hot topics for runners such as the history of the marathon gear souvenirs and the dedication it takes to not just complete the race but to begin Training I Learned Some New Things Learned Some New Things I learned some new things I t know Ever hear of Rosie Ruiz the cheating winner of the Boston Marathon How about the Rift Valley in East Africa and the records runners from that area have set over the decadesAside from the photography my favourite parts were the chapters that detailed marathon heroes including Terry Fox Definitely an inspirational book A very marathon heroes including Terry Fox Definitely an inspirational book A very cool book part photo essay part history of the marathon and all things associated with the sport Inspiring for anyone non marathoners included I read this as a way to get excited about my second marathon I ll eventually buy this as a coffee table book Even if ou don t like running or think marathoning is bizarre ou can get something out of this book It s very inspiring talk about inspiring look who the editor is I enjoyed this book which covered a number of aspects of running marathons from the history of the marathon to running gear to the emotions involved I also liked the photographs which where colorful and sometimes informative It was a fast read and as well as good inspiration for my marathon training. Ture the endless hours of practice and the overwhelming rush of emotion at crossing the finish line Examining the marathon through the lenses of history philosophy sociology athletics pop culture fashion and science the book salutes the determination and courage of those who willingly push themselves to test their personal best. T gift book for anyone who has run their first or last marathon Completely unreadable and somewhat misleadingWas expecting anecdotes throughout history instead its a book of terrible pictures which is pretty inexcusable considering that half the book is picture and some sort of off beat narrativeI don t know couldn t follow and frankly the font and sizing is completely awful the whole layout reallyLooks like someone was just trying to cash in on the running craze which is sad given the big names attached to the book The chapters in this book skipped around a lot at times this made the book feel delightfully fast paced but at times it was distracting Aside from that 262 Marathon Stories is full of motivating stories and interesting photographs I d recommend this book to anyone considering training for their own 262 A very interesting all inclusive uick read on the history of the marathon Very well done The pictures perfectly summed up a spirit of the sport An inspiring and fun read Great facts and photos Would make a great coffee table book I ordered this after completing my first half and feeling completely inspired Although it didn t turn out to be the type of book I was expecting it didn t disappoint A beautiful coffee table book full of amazing pictures from marathons aro. S glorious volume is the first book to set the marathon on the large world stage and examine the historic and universal appeal of this ultimate individual challengeHundreds of powerful images by such renowned photographers as Helmut Newton and Susan Meiselas along with personal reminiscences from many well known marathoners cap. renowned photographers as Helmut Newton and Susan Meiselas along with personal reminiscences from many well known marathoners cap. Needed a little brain detox after finishing An Untamed State This fit the bill perfectly entertaining enough without being taxing Did not return my running mojo though This book wasn t what I was expecting but I still liked it I thought it was going to be a compilation of first person accounts of marathon running The Marathon Stories sub title gave that impression But it turned out to just be a celebration of marathon running in words and lots of nice photos The writing is uite good and if ou re a distance runner ou ll definitely be nodding in agreement through most of the book I particularly liked the brief history of the Marathon Race Both Ancient And race both ancient and and it made me feel like part of a grand traditionI also enjoyed the chapter describing the connection between distance running and religion We do feel a connection between our bodies in motion and our spiritual condition Our lives have meaning for the rigorous discipline of our running I read this book in the weeks leading up to running my first ever marathon and it was totally inspiring It also schooled me on the history of the sport enough so that I understood the athletic tradition I was about to step into Then I re read it with new understanding and appreciation after I completed my first marathon This is a perfec. 262 Marathon Stories by Katherine Switzer completed my first marathon This is a perfec. 262 Marathon Stories by Katherine Switzer Roger Robinson is an unprecedented visual and literary tour of the marathon throughout historyThe marathon is the most popular independent athletic event in the world with over a million people set to enter one this ear and most popular independent athletic event in the world with over a million people set to enter one this ear and 50 million cheering them on from the sidelines Thi. ,


Summary 262 Marathon Stories

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262 Marathon Stories